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Bill Gates: Prioritizing Internet access before malaria research is 'a joke'

Bill Gates at Harvard Sept 2013

It seems that the Microsoft chairman would like Facebook and Google billionaires to pay attention to eliminating diseases afflicting the poor, in addition to wiring up the planet.When Bill Gates co-founded Microsoft nearly 40 years ago, he had the idea to put a computer on every desk, and in the '90s he evangelized the concept of "information at your fingertips." Since he stepped down as CEO of Microsoft in 2008, he has turned his full attention to saving lives and eliminating poverty through the work and financial donations of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is a 21st century version of Bill Gates, a brash and

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